Wonders of Peru: Poison dart frogs
While most animals camouflage themselves to blend into their surroundings, the poison dart frog is brightly colored to warn off would-be predators. Their bright hues—ranging from blue, red, yellow, and green—make these tiny creatures a sought-after sighting in the Amazon the home of #charapitas from #charapitafarms .
But don’t be fooled by its beauty: their skin secretes a poison that can paralyze—and in some cases—kill its prey. Poison dart frogs are endangered by climate change and a shrinking habitat. Read about more of the biggest unsolved mysteries about planet Earth